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Luxury multi-family groups holiday villa heated pool tennis guincho beach sintra

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Half Baths1
Space 6,458 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

A commanding property with commanding views, Villa Zen is blessed with stunning scenery all around and magnificent grounds; the ultimate property for a large gathering or multi-family celebration in the sun-drenched portuguese riviera. Offering an abundance of space, both inside and out, the property provides a welcoming, comfortable setting for guests of all ages.

There is much to keep adults and children entertained and for those who are prepared to venture away from the property, charming restaurants, traditional villages, magnificent sandy beaches and world-class golf courses are never far away. Villa Zen is ideal for those wishing to be close to all the attractions of the Lisbon-Cascais-Estoril-Sintra whilst enjoying complete peace, tranquility and privacy.

More Details

Owner
Adele
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017

Why Adele chose Cascais

Villa Zen is located in Malveira da serra, residential zone per excellence, which gives those who stay there the fascination of living contemplating the Atlantic ocean, in what is the most prestigious residential area of Cascais.

Your holidays will be coloured by the sparkling waters of the ocean, the aroma from the numerous superb restaurants, the intense green of pristine fairways, the continue companionship of endless blue skies, and the laughter of happy children, as they play in the estate facilities.

What makes this villa unique

A truly one-of-a-kind estate in a spectacular location at the south entrance of the protected Sintra-Cascais natural-park.

On the sunny portuguese riviera with its high quality of life.

Amenities

Parish of Alcabideche Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6458 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master suite ground level - toilet , shower
    Suite level 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Suite level 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Suite level 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Suite level 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master suite level 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Toilet ground level - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master suite ground level - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Sleeps two adults, one child. Ensuite bathroom with shower.
    Master suite level 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Sleeps two adults, one child. Ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi
    Suite level 1 - 1 king , Sleeps two Adults. Ensuite bathroom with bath.
    Suite level 1 - 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 2 adults or 2 children's. Ensuite bathroom with bath.
    Suite level 2 - 1 king , Sleeps 2 adults. Ensuite bathroom with bath.
    Suite level 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Sleeps 2 adults. Ensuite bathroom with bath.
    Bedroom ground level - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Sleeps 2 Adults, one child. Capacity 4 to 6 adults/childs.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 16 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeper
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The villa is ideal for a large family or for two/three families with their children. Because the way the villa was build each family can have their own quarters and maintain privacy. A Cottage sleeping 4 (with two bath rooms) can be available on request. We do not provide tennis rackets and tennis balls. Please bring your own equipment.

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5

fabulous: location, house, hosts - worked perfectly for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We were 6 adult couples and one set of little kids. The seven bedrooms and lots of bathrooms worked out perfectly. The house is furnished with taste and care, the group spaces are great indoors and out, the view from the infinity pool is over the sea, .....

We took advantage of the local cook to have several meals prepared for the group, this worked out well - and being Portugal, we had leftovers for days afterwards !

Our group included surfers and hikers as well as tourists and all were happy. The house is at the edge of the Sintra forest (hikes) and close to the Sintra palaces (tourists). Lots of people went into Lisbon for day trips, the rail station in Cascais makes this easy.

The closest beach is for surfers - too much riptide for bathers - but the pool at the house is great and makes it easy to keep an eye on the kids.

Shopping was no problem, our group was english and french speakers and all the people we met were helpful.

The hosts were helpful, available, but never obtrusive.

Our widespread family has done a lot of reunions in rented houses - this was one of the best experiences.

Strongly recommended

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wish we could have stayed longer!

  • 4 of 5

We were a party of 16 adults in the age range 17 - 60. The property was great for our group, having plenty to occupy the younger members, namely tennis, table tennis and snooker. The pool is lovely, the balcony outside the lounge on the top floor is a complete sun trap and a perfect place to sit as the sun goes down with a chilled drink in hand.

We had two lovely meals in the restaurant on the road into town, La Estrella I think it was called and could recommend it. Also we had the catered option in the villa one evening and that was also delicious. All in all a great place to come for a three family get together. Thanks Adele

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Our stay at Villa Zen, July 2017

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of two families including 13 adults and two children. Being a sporty family, the tennis court, table tennis, pool table and swimming pool were well used.The house had plenty of room to accommodate all of us and was well equipped. The outside area was well laid out and included a gas barbecue. The location of the villa was excellent.The older children in their twenties were able to visit Lisbon and Cascais in the evening, while our grandchildren had a lot of fun on the beaches north of Guincho. Adele organised a local lady to prepare an meal for us one evening and recommended a restaurant in the village that was superb, easily accommodating our group of 15. Overall, a memorable family holiday

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home rental!

  • 5 of 5

This was an exceptional place to stay. It was spotlessly clean and well designed so that our whole family could stay together, but get away to their own bedroom when they needed some down time. And seven full and 2 half baths were wonderful and we never ran out of hot water! We loved having the pool and the playground area for the children, and all in a secure location. We also enjoyed having some meals prepared by a local cook. I would definitely recommend this home to anyone looking to rent a place for extended family or friends. Janis USA

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, well maintained property. Great for big family groups

  • 5 of 5

Our group (12 adults, 5 kids and 3 infants) stayed in the villa and the nearby cottage for 1 week in August. We had asked for a catered meal to be prepared for our arrival which was very convenient and very reasonable cost. The maid came daily on weekdays which was great for keeping the place clean and tidy. The pool was lovely - great temperature and plenty of sun loungers for relaxing in the sun at the pool side. The villa itself had plenty of space and multiple areas for relaxing with the group or away from the group. Great space both inside and outside (on the terrace) for dining and the BBQ was great to have as well. Bedrooms are all a good size and most of them en suite. Good facilities for washing and drying clothes in the utility room.

The nearby town is a 5 minute drive or a 20 minute walk. It has a lovely pizza restaurant that we went to and a decent supermarket for picking up groceries.

We had a great stay at the villa! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Astrid, It was a pleasure meeting you and your party. We are really happy that the villa and its facilities exceeded your expectations. Kind regards, Adele Adele
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Fantastic holidays

  • 5 of 5

Top property, very spacious and luxury villa with breathtaking views on the Atlantic ocean. We loved to spent our evenings in the BBQ area. Owners very friendly and always ready to help are living nearby which is a must. Ideal villa for large familles or family reunion. Highly recomandable !

Tom C. California

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tom, We are really happy that you enjoyed the villa and your holidays in Cascais. We already shipped via DHL the ipad leftover by the kids. You should receive it soon. Kind regards to the family, Adele.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Lisbon airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Estrela da serra
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Cascais marina
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Penha longa golf course
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Cascais train station
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Kilometres
A5 motorway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Estrela da serra, Monte mar, Furnas do Guincho
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Guincho beach
Car: recommended

Villa Zen is located in Malveira da Serra, residential zone per excellence, which gives those who live there the fascination of living contemplating the Atlantic ocean, in what is the most prestigious residential area of Cascais. A truly one-of-a-kind estate in a spectacular location conveniently located with Cascais, Estoril and Sintra only a few minutes away.

Lisbon is less than 30 minutes away by car.

A quick 10 min. drive to Cascais/Sintra, and 5 min. to Guincho beach. Guincho, is world renowned for its surfing, windsurfing & kiteboarding and offers rentals and surf-schools. Sintra, a UNESCO world heritage site with its castle, palaces & gardens set in lush vegetation and enjoying ravishing views is a lovely 10 min. car drive across the mountain. A bit closer, in the other direction, is the coastal resort of Cascais, where you will find superb beaches, restaurants, night-life and shopping, as well as a charming old town.

Lisbon is only an easy 25-30 minutes away, making the charming capital and other world-class cultural/historic sites a great day trip.

Portugal is know as a golfer's paradise. There are more than 20 golf courses and academies along the Lisbon coast, awarded the best established golfing destinationin Europe in 2007. Golf can be played every day in Portugal. The villa is located within 5 to 15 minutes drive of Portugal's top golf courses (Penha longa, Quinta da marinha, Oitavos, Quinta da beloura, Estoril golf course).

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $942.62

A deposit of 800 Euros is required to confirm your booking. This deposit will revert to a breakage deposit upon your arrival. Breakage deposit will be refunded seven days after your departure provided no damages were found.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund